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Jul 18, 2011 4:30am EDT
tried to break the law to report the story. >> reporter: direct apology from rupert murdoch ran throughout the weekend. it said directly we are sorry. >> brooks was released on bail, and she and rupert murdoch and his son james will testify before parliament tomorrow. >>> montgomery police need your help to catch the person or people responsible for vandalizing local school. >> over the weekend sexual drawings andslurs were found on the building. there was a similar incident at potomac last thursday. >>> one of the biggest concerns among the poor is access to fresh fruits and veg stabilities, and that's why capital area food bank is launching a $1 million campaign to buy and distribute produce. >> we are trying to augment and enhance what we deliver with the fresh produce. we see an opportunity to get the produce in the community that way. >> if they are able to get what they need, they will pay a shared maintenance fee. >> having that afterwork cocktail? it may not be the best way to unwind. new research shows drinking alcohol to cope with stress can actually make the stress la
Jul 15, 2011 4:30am EDT
. >>> news corp. media mogul rupert murdoch goes on the defensive about the hacking scandal. >> alexis christoforous has the money watch this morning. >> reporter: nearly half of all americans have doubts about the status of the united states as a superpower. according to a pew research poll. 34% of americans believe china will soon surpass the u.s. as the world's leading superpower. 12% believe that's already happened. rupert murdoch is defending his company in an interview with the "wall street journal." he says news corp. is handling the crisis quote extremely well. his media empire is being selected by british authorities and now -- investigated by british authorities and now the fbi. they want to know if news corp. tried to hack into the phone records of 9/11 victims. >>> on wall street, the stocks finished lower. the dow fell 54 points, the nasdaq lost 34. and after the closing bell, google reported blockbuster profits. the number one internet search engine earned nearly $7 billion from april to june. about $2 billion more than last year. google stocks surged 10% in afterhours tr
Jul 12, 2011 4:30am EDT
off by 57. s&p 500 was down by 24 points. shares of rupert murdoch's news corp. fell 5% on news the company's planned buyout of the british sky broadcasting group is being delayed. the media company continues to deal with fallout stemming from the hacking scandal that shut down the tabloid "news of the world." regulators will take six months to decide whether to sign off on the buyout as the probe into phone hacking widens. >>> nissan says its redesigned 2012 versa sedan will sell for just under $11,000. that's going to make it one of the cheapest cars in america and don't call it a gas guzzler. the base model gets an estimated 30 miles per gallon. the versa is scheduled to go on sale in early august. my brain must not work. i think cars should be $11,000. >> that's a sharp looking car. >> it is great looking. 30 miles a gallon? not so bad! >> all right, jess, thanks. >>> thanks, jess. >>> coming up on 9news now this morning, could the nfl lockout be coming to an end soon? new reports say that could happen any day now. >> anny hong has a full check on the forecast and tells us how h
Jul 20, 2011 4:30am EDT
newspaper. yesterday, a protestor tried to throw a foam pie to rupert murdoch as he testified before lawmakers. murdoch's wife slapped the man away before police moved in. >>> well, there's still no deal yet to end the lockout in the national football league. the players' executive committee has reviewed parts of a proposed deal. they're expected to vote on it sometime today. if the proposal is approved, the lockout could end as early as friday. >>> today, the brac advisory group is scheduled to discuss a cost benefit analysis report related to the move of 6400 federal employees to the marc center. >> according to the washington center, the report from the city of alexandria reports the move could mean millions in tax revenue for the city. critics argue the trance ifer is only going to add to the increased issues on alexandria streets. >>> the debate concerning metro's extension to dulles airport may end soon. today, metropolitan washington airport authority is going to vote on the funding of the proposal from transportation secretary ray lahood. >> yesterday, the loudoun county boar
Jul 21, 2011 4:30am EDT
mogul rupert murdoch is back in the united states after testifying before british parliament over the phone hacking scandal. >> he must still deal with problems here at home. murdoch faces at least two shareholder lawsuits, a possible credit downgrade from standard & poors and the beginnings of a federal investigation in the u.s. over phone hacking. >>> the suspect in the fort hood shootings at the defense -- has a new defense team. major nidal hasan was arraigned yesterday. he told the judge he had released his defense attorney and wants to be defended by three military lawyers. the major did not enter a plea during the 15-minute hearing. hasan faces 13 charges of murder from the shootings. his trial has been set for march. he could face the death penalty if convicted. >>> a former marine reservist linked to the shootings at military facilities in northern virginia has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on grand larceny hearings. malcan you was arrested. the charges he answered to yesterday stem from a rash of vehicle break-ins in loudoun county. malaku has yet to be charg
Jul 19, 2011 4:30am EDT
things making news now. media mogul rupert murdoch is scheduled to testify in front of british -- >> they'll face questions about the alleged phone hacking at news of the world. cameron is calling for an emergency session with parliament. >>> the bureau of alcohol, tobacco, firearms and explosives is revealing more about a controversial gun tracking program. we recently learned the atf would often allow guns to be smuggled into mexico in hopes of locating major weapons traffickers. now the atf says in at least one case, agents allowed high- powered weapons across the border into the u.s. when they should have been intercepted. >>> a nasa shuttle has left the space station for the last time. at 2:28 this morning, the shuttle undocked from the international space station. crew of four astronauts is due back on earth thursday. the homecoming will mark the end of nasa's 30-year shuttle program. >>> with a default deadline two weeks away, democrats and republicans are scrambling to raise the debt limit. the house is set to vote on a republican-backed measure later today. >>> while t
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